Copyright © University of Cambridge. All rights reserved.

'Alberta's Age' printed from

Show menu

The digits of Alberta's age are interchanged and $1$ is added. The answer is half of Alberta's present age. How old is Alberta?

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.



This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
View the archive of all weekly problems grouped by curriculum topic

View the previous week's solution
View the current weekly problem